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Oct 9, 2012 7:30am EDT
said planned increases in the consumption tax will not keep japan out of trouble. the economists released their latest report on the fiscal outlooks for various countries. they're predicting japan's debt will rise to nearly 2 1/2 times gdp in 2013 no. now, lawmakers passed a bill to double the consumption tax rate to 10% by 2015 but the imf report says that's just not enough and calling on leaders to carry out additional large-scale tax hikes along with spending cuts and saying japan really needs to generate at least a quarter of a trillion dollars in revenue over the next ten years. that would add up to more than 5% of gdp. here is an interesting sidenote. chinese bankers had planned to be here but they're going to be staying away. state-run xinhua news agency says the bankers are protesting against japan's nationalization last month of islands in the east china sea. japan controls the senkaku islands. chinese leaders say the territory belongs to them. representatives of bank of china, china construction bank and agriculture bank of china will all be skipping the meetings. xinhu
WHUT
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
tax incentives if they start a business in china. they also receive tial shall f incentives for doing government research. thank you very much. >> announcer: people in japan's northeast are focused on overcoupling the challenges of the 2011 disaster. but of it won't be easy. they have to rebuild homes, businesses, entire communities. we'll show you their struggles and their successes on the "road ahead." every wednesday, 1:00 p.m., japan time here on "newsline." >>> japanese researchers will begin a survey of radioactive fallout in forests in fukushima. they hope to find out the potential impact on people. researchers from the japan atomic energy agency plan to begin their survey later this month. they will study forests within 20 kilometer thousands of the fukushima plant. the government has designated most area as a no entry zone. researchers will look at rivers that collect spring water from underground. they will measure the levels of radioactive material and other substances in soil and waumenter for 20 years. they hope to predict how the contaminant spread and the impact on huma
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
, taxing more, regulating more, if you will, trickle down government would work. that's not the right answer for america. >> romney kept attacking o mode instructions. obama some times had trouble getting a word in. many u.s. media analysts say romney had a belttter performan. the candidates have two more debates they have five weeks to win over undecided voters. turkish forces have fired artillery shells across the border into syria. they're retaliating for syrian mortars that landed in southern turkey. it killed five people including a woman and her three children. the mortar landed in the turkish town of akcakale. they have warned of prompt action if their security was threatened again. turkey has provided support for the opposition free syrian army and the turkish military has been building up tanks. turkey has provided support for the opposition for syrian army and turkish military commanders have been building up their forces and deploying tanks along the border. >>> u.s. secretary of hillary clinton has condemned syria for its part in the exchange of fire. >> we are outraged th
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
who pay no income taxes and are dependent on government. so romney went on the offensive. >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago, that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you will, trickle-down government, would work. that's not the right answer for america. >> reporter: veteran journalist jim lehrer moderated the debate. he focused most of his questions on the economy. obama criticized what he called romney's $5 trillion tax cut. >> how we pay for that, reduce the deficit, and make the investments that we need to make without dumping those costs on to middle-class americans i think, is one of the central questions of this campaign. >> reporter: romney said he had no intention of introducing such big cuts. he shot back with repeated references to the unemployment rate, 8.1%. it could be the most frequently recited number in the campaign. >> going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the american people who are struggling today. >> reporter: obama and romney are fighting over voters
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